A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Paul Carvis

Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help injured Claimants across the UK keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.

Whether you live in Viewpark or anywhere else in the UK, we can are able to assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.

Do I have a personal injury claim?

Updated: October 15, 2016

If you suffered an injury in the last three years and someone else was at fault, our panel of expert solicitors can help you make a compensation claim.

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Qualifying for personal injury compensation

Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions such as repetitive strain injuries are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of diagnosis is what matters in these situations.

For the majority of injury claims, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. It must be proven on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.

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How much can I claim?

The injury compensation you are likely to receive is calculated with reference to Judicial College Guidelines. Our calculator provides an accurate estimate of your likely compensation.

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Work accident claims in Viewpark

Worker injured in accident

We have handled claims for Claimants, from office workers to veterinary nurses, to claim work accident compensation.

Find out more: Injured at work compensation claims

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Road traffic accident claims in Viewpark

Cars involved in a road accident

Accidents involving vehicles in Viewpark are relatively common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 653 accidents (575 slight accidents, 72 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents) in 2013 in North Lanarkshire local authority. By 2014 accidents decreased to 633. Incidents in Viewpark in 2013 included traffic collisions on the A8 and A725 slip road and on the A721 and A725 roundabout.

Quittance's network of best of breed injury solicitors are experienced in negotiating the best awards for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Viewpark.

Find out more: Road accident compensation

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Other injury claims

Slip, trip and fall injuries

Official statistics underline the fact that slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most frequent accident in the workplace in 2014/15. They are typically lead to injuries filed under a different category for instance being hit by a falling object, a fall from height or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like sprained wrists happening on obstructed walkways are also quite common with recent trips having occurred recently.

Industrial disease

Injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from workplace cancer to welding rod fumes exposure.

Find out more: No win, no fee industrial disease claim

Clinical negligence in Viewpark

When someone is injured as the result of a consultant or other health professional's lack of care, it may be possible to claim clinical negligence compensation. If you have been affected by medical negligence, we can help you claim compensation from the NHS hospital or private clinic that was responsible.

You could make a formal complaint if you only want a formal account of what went wrong instead of a compensation award. To raise a complaint against NHS Lanarkshire, for example, you can contact Kirklands, Fallside Road, Bothwell, Lanarkshire.

Find out more: No win, no fee clinical negligence claim

Serious injury lawyers handling claims in Viewpark

Courts understand that a serious injury has a major effect on an injured Claimant.

Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues on a Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery.

Quittance's network of solicitor firms have helped Claimants claim damages for a wide range of chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injury and illness referred to as serious range from serious psychiatric harm to brain tumours.

Find out more: No win, no fee catastrophic injury claims

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Viewpark No Win, No Fee Solicitors

If you are worried about the cost of making a claim, choosing a 'no win, no fee' solicitor means that no legal fees will be due if your claim is not successful. Our solicitors work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis in Viewpark and throughout the UK.

For more information, see No win, no fee personal injury claims.

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Meet our team

The nationwide panel of Quittance solicitors take on all types of compensation claims in Viewpark, from more minor injury cases to life-changing clinical negligence. Selected for their winning track record, our lawyers have years of experience.

Click here to meet more of the team.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Jessica Thompson Workplace Stress Panel Solicitor
Ross Slater Scottish Panel Personal Injury Solicitor
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How much experience do you have of handling claims in Viewpark?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a national panel of results-focussed personal injury lawyers dedicated to helping injured people in Viewpark, Lanarkshire and throughout the country, get compensation.

Our expert solicitors have helped hundreds of claimants in Lanarkshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from ladder accidents to public place accidents.

With a 90% success rate, our service is designed to be as clear and straightforward as possible. Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and a team of experts only a phone call away, frees you to focus on your recovery and recuperation.

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Frequently asked questions

Are claims run on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. You don't have to pay any costs upfront, and only pay a standard success fee at the end, if you win your case.

How to choose the right lawyer for your compensation claim

Selecting the most appropriate injury solicitor to assist you is the most important step towards negotiating the best settlement or award.

With approximately 29 offices within 25 miles of Viewpark - how can you make certain you select the best law firm for your specific circumstances?

The variation in the amount of insurance premiums and success fees charged by lawyers often surprises Claimants.

For instance the amount of compensation retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of ?79,221 for mesothelioma could conceivably vary from ?47,532 to ?67,337.

More information How to compare injury solicitors quotes

Read Viewpark personal injury solicitor reviews

Service levels offered by injury lawyers can vary enormously.

Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be helpful when deciding which lawyer to instruct.

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Do I need to select a local Viewpark legal firm ?

The location of the firm is less critical as injury cases now tend to be run by phone and email.

You will need to go with a law firm that offers national medical centres as you will be expected to go to a medical examination.

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Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Paul Carvis, Personal injury solicitor

About the author

Paul is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, and has served as a Deputy District Judge, giving him a uniquely broad understanding of the claims process.

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